Receding gums are a serious problem. When the gums pull back and expose tooth roots it can cause sensitivity and possible tooth loss. Receding gums can be easily treated by some simple changes:
– Good oral hygiene will help control gum disease (the main cause of receding gums); brush gently and thoroughly and floss each day.
– Avoid smoking (cigarettes and marijuana) and chewing tobacco as the toxins result in receding gums.
– Your dentist can provide a mouthguard to prevent gum damage from tooth grinding.
“It’s important to invest in a soft-bristled toothbrush and brush your teeth gently yet thoroughly in order to effectively remove plaque at the gum line and keep your gum tissue safe and healthy.”
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